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The Family Restaurant

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1945 Mentor Ave, Painesville, OH 44077-1349
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Grove City, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Servers was knowledgeable and efficient. I instructed her that I needed my steak cooked a certain way. And she made sure it was. Also asked for Blue Cheese for my Steak sandwich. Friend had the lunch sandwich and salad bar.

Thank Sco K
Painesville, Ohio
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

they have the salad bar with soup and I say this one is better then the one on Vine Street you can get breakfast any time of the day

Thank traveler669
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

Nice lunch specials with appetizing soup and salad bar offering. Reasonable pricing and quality food, this is a good lunch spot to get a healthy meal.

Thank Ross M
Painesville, Ohio
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2014

The Family Restaurant is a great place to feel like you are at home. The staff are so nice and treat you like a family member!! The salad bar is small but packed with all kinds of veggies and some of the best rice pudding you have had in a long time, they even let you put your own whipped... More 

Thank ddbristow
Painesville, Ohio
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

This place has wonderful specials daily they open early for a quality breakfast. Service is very quick, and food is tasty. The soups are fabulous and everything here is always fresh! Beautiful stocked salad bar! You can't beat the price, very affordable! Enjoy!!!!

Thank Anita S
Cleveland, Ohio
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

My husband & I go here on a regular basis. Waitresses are very friendly, service is quick We enjoy their breakfast. Also their salad bar is always fresh & a great selection, even jello & pudding for dessert Coupons are available often in the Friday magazine or on back of Marcs receipts that can save you some dollars on an... More 

Thank PLConklin
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2014

This is a typical dinner but just alittle on the dumpy run down type. Food was average, nothing special. Salad bar was not inviting. The atmosphere needs a huge pick me up. Staff was very friendly and nice.

1 Thank gingerriss
Akron, Ohio
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2014

Out and about driving around and came across this place. The service was great and the food was very good. Smothered steak was a nice change. Prices were very reasonable. Salad bar and soup were very good also. Nice little place.

Thank OhioWorldTraveler111
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2013

My hubby and I have been going here for years. It never changes. The food and price remains great. We always come hungry and leave full. I love the soup and salad bar (all you can eat) and it comes free with a lunch or dinner purchase. I usually can't eat all my dinner though with such a great salad... More 

Thank Gwen G
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2012

Went there a few days ago for breakfast. Fairly large dining area, looked clean and the service was fast and friendly. I ordered the french toast breakfast, I was really hungry. They brought out... 4 plates, one had 6 Big slices of french toast, one had my eggs and sausage, one had a large portion of homefries, and the last... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch
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  • Address: 1945 Mentor Ave, Painesville, OH 44077-1349
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Lake County  >  Painesville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?